Our Faculty and Staff


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Tess Chakkalakal

Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English, on leave for the 2022-23 academic year
Donato Fhunsu

Donato Fhunsu

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Africana Studies
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Brian Purnell

Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History, Chair of Africana Studies Department


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Elizabeth H. Palmer

Academic Department Coordinator for Africana Studies and the Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies Program

Faculty Emeriti

Randolph Stakeman
Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies Emeritus